Video shows pro-China protesters dump paint on Japan's de facto embassy in Taipei after comfort woman kick

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video has surfaced showing the front entrance of the building, which houses the Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (JTEA), being doused in paint by members of a pro-Ch...

Japan-Taiwan Exchange Assoc. says Comfort woman statue in Tainan 'regrettable'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a statue dedicated to the Taiwanese “comfort women” of World War 2 was unveiled in Tainan on Tuesday, Aug. 14, the de facto Japanese Embassy in Taiw...

Taiwan still pushing Japan on 'comfort women' issue: MOFA

Taiwan is still pushing Japan to face the "comfort women" issue, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Wednesday, although it said that the unveiling of the country's first "c...

Protest in Taipei calls for Japanese recognition of comfort women

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A protest was held outside Japan's representative office in Taipei on August 14, to mark International Memorial Day for Comfort Women and to call for an apology and co...

Why Taiwan should prioritize closer ties with Japan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) is a curious figure in Taiwan’s black and white political scene.  A former Chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT) and President o...

Film reveals bond of kindness between Vietnamese family and Taiwanese people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) released a short film calling for Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Assembly (WHA), a story depicting the ...

Taiwan sees relations with Japan as important: vice president

Taipei (CNA) - Taiwan attaches importance to its relations with Japan and hopes to forge closer ties with the country, Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) said Tuesday. Speaking with a visitin...

Troubled Japanese man attempts suicide after Taiwanese idol's final performance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A 48 year old Japanese man, obsessed with a Taiwanese idol, attempted suicide in public around the Nankang Software Park in Taipei on March 31. Police were alerted to t...

Pro-China Unionist Party member splashes paint on Japan’s office in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A member of Taiwan’s pro-China political party splashed red paint on the signboard of Japan’s semi-diplomatic office in Taipei Wednesday in protest agains...

Taiwan and Japan sign MOU on maritime emergency and rescue cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The two-day talks on maritime cooperation between Taiwanese and Japanese officials culminated in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on maritime e...

Japan and Taiwan to hold official dialogue on maritime affairs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that Taiwan and Japan will hold an official dialogue on maritime affairs this week in Taipei. The meeting is expected to c...

Japan cultural center officially opens in Taipei

The Japan cultural center opened Nov. 27 in Taipei City, underscoring the growing strength of relations between Taiwan and Japan across a wide range of areas.   Operated by Tokyo-based Japan-Ta...

Taiwan, Japan sign agreements on customs enforcement, cultural exchanges

Taiwan and Japan signed two memorandums of understanding Nov. 22 to boost collaboration on customs enforcement and cultural exchanges.   The pacts were sealed at the conclusion of the annual Ta...

Taiwan's Ama Museum launches campaign to request compensation for families of 'Comfort Women'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A report from Japan Today said that Taiwan’s Ama Museum has launched a campaign to get the Japanese government to apologize and compensate for the "Comfort Wome...

Newly repaired Yoichi Hatta statue unveiled in Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After having been decapitated last month, the restored statue of famed Japanese engineer Yoichi Hatta was unveiled yesterday with Tainan Mayor William Lai (賴清德) ...